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Senior Project Engineer

Prospect Construction is currently seeking a Senior Project Engineer to join our team.

Project Location- Seattle, WA - this is a large multi-year project-We are looking for a Project Engineer to join our team for this project and future projects with the company.

Prospect Construction is a Heavy Civil Contractor that specializes in water and wastewater treatment plants, hydraulic structures/facilities, shoring systems, large concrete tanks, pump stations/process facilities, dewatering, major excavations, structural steel, process equipment, and mechanical systems. Prospect began as a General Contractor in 1998, with our first office location in Puyallup Washington. Over the last few decades, Prospect has coupled its expertise in complex projects with its vast level of self-performance to grow into one of the premier treatment plant contractors in the Northwest. This continued growth has allowed Prospect to bring our expertise into new geographical regions, with the establishment of our office in Missoula, Montana in the Fall of 2020 and the opening of our Sheridan, Wyoming Office in the Summer of 2023.

Why do we exist? Prospect Construction seeks to glorify God by providing opportunities for our employees to utilize their unique gifts through construction to benefit and serve our families, stakeholders, and community. What do we do? We construct unique, complex, and challenging projects for our clients throughout the west.

The Project Engineer position plays a key role in our project team. You will assist our Project Manager and Superintendents by ensuring the project is completed within the budget and on schedule by reviewing plans, working with field crews, procuring material, and making sure the field has all the necessary information for their upcoming tasks.

Responsibilities can include but are not limited to: 

  • Assist/draft purchase orders during the preplanning stage of the project and then identify scope gaps prior to PO issuance.

  • Provide proper distribution of all project information.

  • Coordinate the Prospect scope of work with the project drawings and specifications.

  • Assist in preparation of job start and project closeout binders and meeting materials.

  • Communicate with Architect, Engineer, and Owner, to assist the Project Manager with daily duties or act as Project Manager.

  • Process/ manage material deliveries and ensure that the materials received are inspected for quantity and quality in compliance with contract documents.

  • Coordinating field activities of self-performed and subcontracted work, as necessary.

  • Develops, processes and tracks equipment, material, and informational submittals.

  • Creates project specific work plans and review with Superintendent and field crews.

  • Obtains detailed knowledge of the contract, drawings, and specifications for project(s).

  • Create billing breakdowns and prepare billing substantiation.

  • Updates and manages all project files; this includes maintaining employee, vendor, and miscellaneous files.

  • Conducts quantity take-off and pricing estimates for internal and external uses.

  • Coordinates with the safety team to create and communicate site safety plans and ensure compliance.


  • BA/BS degree in Construction Management, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Architecture, Facilities Management, or comparable degree—or equivalent work experience preferred.

  • 3-5 years of verifiable experience as a Project Engineer or equivalent position.

  • Ability to access and work in all areas of a construction site in all types of environments and weather conditions.

  • Ability to work well with a team or independently.

  • Strong work ethic and communication skills

  • Thorough attention to detail, with the ability to recognize discrepancies.

  • Prior construction or Internship in the construction field a plus

This position is based out of Sheridan, WY and will require out-of-town work for our projects located more than 1.5 hrs. from Sheridan. Subsistence is provided to cover expenses when traveling. Depending on the complexity of the project, travel could be part time or for the full duration of the project. Projects typically range from 3 months to 1 year and our target areas for this office are Eastern Montana, Wyoming, North and South Dakota.


Prospect is looking for individuals that exemplify our core values of passion, courage, team, and stewardship.

Prospect Construction has a comprehensive benefits package: Medical coverage, profit sharing/retirement program, PTO and more.

Prospect Construction, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and qualified applicants without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, race, color, creed, marital status, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to employment, advancement, assignment, and training. This commitment to Equal Employment Opportunity is made equally as a social responsibility and as an economic and business necessity.

Apply now!

Email your application to [email protected]

Call us at (253) 446-1600 

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